the part of a shirt
below the waistline.
a brief item added at the end of a related newspaper story. Compare follow-up ( def 3b )
quite young and immature in behavior.
4. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
of distant relation, especially by marriage
: some shirttail cousins I'd never met.
verb (used with object) 5.
Informal. to append or add (an item) to a discussion or writing: The tariff concessions were shirttailed onto the trade bill.